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like to take a moment and make any comments? carla? >> i will go after denise. >> denise? >> what can i say. what can i share with the audience today? asked ross said eloquently, you have been a friend, and mentor, and you have taught all the something special. i remember our long conversations at the end of the evening, on different types of disability advocacy. i remember your advice and counsel, and input on some of those issues when i had challenges. there is not enough words that i can possibly say to illustrate my respect. the abilities that you have, and the advocacy. you hit the ground running. you will be missed. when i looked to my right -- no offense to you wendy, you're great -- i will miss you for a while. i want to thank you for being my friend and colleague in teaching me so much. i plan to keep in contact with you and to hear about what you are doing and vice versa. thank you. it's been a pleasure and an honor. i said that without a tear, that was good. >> thank you. what you folks don't know is this young lady here i first met way prior to the mayor disability council.
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place. >> federal law, law of the land or is it law, that's the bottom line. >> carla lowe is citizens against legalization of marijuana. a lobbying group based in sacramento. pot is unsafe and ineffective. not a -- an 'digtive, dangerous drug. >> not a medicine. always been a joke, a cruel hoax, always has been, always will be. f.d.a. will never approved it for any product to be deemed a medicine. >> with the recent legalization of medical marijuana in washington and colorado national leaders are re-examining pot policies. the justice department soon expected to issue a response which now allow adults 21 and old tore possess up to one ounce legally. on capitol hill, senate judiciary chairman patrick leahy called for congressional hearings on the issue and for his part, president obama told abc's barbara walters that the federal government has bigger fish to try than to go after pot smokers. >> it does not make sense from a prior othertization point of view to focus on recreational drug users in a state that has already said that under state law that's legal. >> while marijuana users i
. >>> they are making their way back to washington d.c. for fiscal negotiations. carla campbell has more on the deadline. >> reporter: timtim geithner says has of now they will reach their debt ceiling on monday and they have to make an accounting move so they will not hit the ceiling. they are warning he will have to take extraordinary measures, including once that affect retirement accounts. there have been fiscal negotiations but there has been no movement. today there could be and the president gets back from hawaii and we are expecting an earful from the senate when they get back to work in less than two hours. channel 2 news. >>> well a worker has died from a construction accident. the tragic incident happened at 40 edge hill way at twin peeks. the man's identity has not been released. >>> it must pass more scrutiny before it can return online. it is due to excessive wear on generator tubes. they are asking for more analysis on whether the tubes can handle full power. environmental groups say they are pleased the government regulators are something for questions. they have heard from
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